Sunday, December 6, 2009

Fuzzy Flavita:

First and foremost: I am so sorry for the recent lack of updates! School has just become so hectic and now that finals are coming up I'm frantically preparing my color-coded index cards and highlighters for a week of studying. However, today was an absolutely fabulous Saturday, mainly because my boyfriend surprised me with a day of thrifting in Ocala, so I couldn't help but update about a few of my finds. Here's what I wore today:

Target ruffled cardigan, thrifted gold belt, Betsey Johnson heart tights, and DIY prepster shorts

Last night I was feeling crafty. I took a pair of vintage Levi's trousers that I thrifted a while back and decided to crop, hem, and cuff them into cute little prepster shorties. I have a feeling that shorts will be a key piece for winter layering. I love that they are part pin-up girl, part geek-chic, plus they're pleated! Let me know if you want any details on this fun make-over project. I would have posted a tutorial, but I pretty much improvised throughout.

As for today, I found a few amazing pieces while on my thrifting adventures, including a top reminiscent of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" days, a beautiful 1950's turban cap, and a great pair of vintage frames that I'll be turning into sunglasses. But those things will have their own posts. I wanted to post about my favorite find of the day, an amazing black, fuzzy, faux-fur coat! Please excuse the silly photos, I couldn't help but twirl around in this beauty.

What do you think? I absolutely love it! Faux-fur is my latest obsession. A while back I posted about my brown faux-fur coat from Urban Thread. Over the Thanksgiving vaca, I also acquired this adorable leopard printed cropped jacket. This black coat is so glamorous though, I think it stands out on its own among the collection. It makes me feel like an old Hollywood movie star! I cant wait to pair it with sequin tops and dresses. Like I said, expect quite a few more posts before my cramming frenzy begins!

P.S. Leah would be proud, I'm wearing all black!



Anonymous said...

Love the new shorts and the new coat! You look fabulous! :) And, those Betsey Johnson tights, I just picked up a set with black ones with roses and pink ones with bows! :) Awesome tights are in for sure. Great post girl and great look! Can't wait to see more!

Gretchen said...

I will pay you for a pair of these shorts. Teach me your thrifting ways!

Flavia said...

Girl, thank you so much! I think I have the same Betsey tights as you, was it a three pack? Great minds think alike...

I'll do it! Guess what, if all goes well I should be in NY this summer! but I'll be heading up there beforehand for interviews and job-hunting, so we can thrift and make prepster shorts all day!

I'm so glad you guys enjoyed the post!

me said...

LOVE the shorts! Ever thought about selling your stuff on Etsy? Or at least teaching a class so us locals can make a pair of our own?!

Anonymous said...

i love your shorts! pls tell show me how u did it! thanks!

Gretchen said...

Flavs- that is so exciting, and if you need an apt to crash come summer, I got a futon with your name on it. wahoo!